Watered Down Lime: Distressing a future expected of us

(Recess and Littman Galleries, September 2013)

Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a long-handled brush. He surveyed the fence, and all gladness left him and a deep melancholy settled down upon his spirit. Thirty yards of board fence, nine feet high. Life to him seemed hollow, and existence but a burden. Sighing, he dipped his brush and passed it along the topmost plank; repeated the operation; did it again; compared the insignificant whitewashed streak with the far-reaching continent of unwhitewashed fence, and sat down on a tree-box discouraged.

             Mark Twain—The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

"The LMPC would like to invite you to join us in the construction of a set for a movie about its own making. Through the implementation of an architectural score, free of any purely vertical or horizontal lines, participants and collective members enacted feats of mutuality and patience in the construction and whitewashing of a fence-coliseum. During discussions about the efforts and metaphors at play in the work, members of the LMPC will be accumulating footage for the a production of a movie about how our conceptions of obligation and politics are shifting in relation to a broad reordering of our individual public/private architectures. For information about auditioning with us please RSVP to info@lmpc.ca or stop by the Littman Gallery during gallery hours in September."



Culture Makes Others Not the Other Way Around

(VIVO Media Arts Centre, September 2011 - January 2012)



Open Engagement (May 2011)


"Quit painting, get a job."

-Marcel Duchamp (1918)



What is Not A Part of the Art (Shudder Gallery, March 2011)


Shudder Gallery commissioned the LMPC to build a wall within the gallery space. As a condition of their commission, the LMPC offered various public programming throughout the tenure. During regular gallery hours, the LMPC constructed the wall, not as a performance, but as a gesture of transparency that seeks to articulate the mundane labour and architecture that is always a part of an exhibition in relation to other material and immaterial modes of artistic production. In addition, the LMPC hosted various public conversations as well as constructed and operated the Artworkers Hall.